Stories from the field

Every mask can save a life. Stories of hope and humanity, sacrifice and selflessness, keep our community going.

About Coronavirus

World Health Organization
Q&A on Coronaviruses (COVID-19)
WHO is continuously monitoring and responding to this outbreak. This Q&A will be updated as more is known about COVID-19, how it spreads and how it is affecting people worldwide.
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New Scientist
Cases of COVID-19 first emerged in late 2019, when a mysterious illness was reported in Wuhan, China. The infection has since spread to many countries around the world and become a pandemic.
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United Nations
Coronavirus Global Health Emergency
This page brings together information and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations regarding the current outbreak of COVID-19.
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In the Press

New York City's motorcycle community is riding to save lives
Masks for Docs, which is in the process of being recognized as a 501 (c) charity organization, connects people who have PPE with hospitals and health clinics around the country.
Morgan Korn
ABC News
PPE shortages: residents raid personal supplies
…community volunteers often work at a speed unhindered by bureaucracy, with the process as simple as putting out a call for equipment and someone either picking it up or dropping it off at a healthcare facility.
Nicole Santa Cruz
Los Angeles Times
Masks for Docs Helps Connect PPE with Doctors
Smith partnered with tech founder Chad Loder to scramble to get ahead of the curve, scavenging PPE from nail salons, dentists, hair salons, painters, art schools, Hollywood prop houses and private citizens to redistribute to medical centers.
Soo Youn
The Lily
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